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    • Conserving American treasures: Progressive & New Deal Era murals

    • 2007
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • The first half of the 20th century was the most prolific period of mural painting in U.S. history. Two specific time periods, the Progressive Era (1904-1933) and the New Deal Era (1930s-early 1940s), saw the creation of Federal Public Arts...
    • Oral history interview with Sylvia Kenny Swink, 2003

    • 2003-02-05
    • WV0273 Sylvia K. Swink Papers
    • Primarily discusses Sylvia Kenny Swink's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) as well as her pre- and post-war personal life.

      Swink discusses growing up during the Depression in Minnesota, and her...
    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth Yates King, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-04-09
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Elizabeth Yates King (1915-2003) was an English major and member of the Class of 1936 of the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She began her freshman year when the institution...
    • Oral history interview with Peter Agostini, 1978

    • 1978
    • OH007 UNCG Alumni Association Oral History Program Collection, 1972-1979
    • Peter Agostini (1913-1993) received his only formal art training at New York’s Leonardo da Vinci Art School in 1935-1936. He taught painting and sculpture at New York Studio School and Columbia University. From 1966 to 1983, he was a professor...
    • The Carolinian [October 16, 1936]

    • 1936-10-16
    • The Carolinian
    • The October 16, 1936, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro).
    • Oral history interview with Marie M. Mason, 2011

    • 2011-03-19
    • WV0510 Marie M. Mason Oral History
    • Marie M. Mason speaks of her early life, education, military service, and life after her service.

      Mason discusses her time at a station hospital in Italy, interactions with German prisoners of war, her nursing education before her service...
    • Oral history interview with Helen Bolling Potts, 2003

    • 2003-06-19
    • WV0234 Helen Bolling Potts Papers
    • Primarily documents Helen Bolling Potts' service in the American Red Cross during World War II.

      Topics from Potts time in the service include: her mother's reaction to her enlistment; reasons for joining the Red Cross; accompanying French...
    • The Carolinian [November 6, 1936]

    • 1936-11-06
    • The Carolinian
    • The November 6, 1936, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro).
    • Oral history interview with Sarah Clapp Haworth, 2011

    • 2011-03-18
    • WV0509 Sarah Clapp Haworth Oral History
    • Sarah Clapp Haworth speaks of her early life, military service, and life after her service.

      Haworth discusses her experiences during the service, her time in Washington D.C., her teaching career, and her husband, Byron Haworth, who was a...
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy May Miller, 2001

    • 2001-02-08
    • WV0198 Dorothy M. Miller Papers
    • Documents Dorothy May Miller's childhood in Florida; her military service during World War II; and her personal life after the war.

      Miller discusses her family history and her early life in Florida, growing up poor and in a segregated...
    • Oral history interview with Carson Bain by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1977-06-30
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a June 30, 1977, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Carson Bain, Bain primarily discusses political and social issues in Greensboro, including bond issues, construction and renovation of the coliseum, ward...
    • The Carolinian [February 12, 1937]

    • 1937-02-12
    • The Carolinian
    • The February 12, 1937, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro).
    • The Carolinian [May 21, 1937]

    • 1937-05-21
    • The Carolinian
    • The May 21, 1937, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro).
    • Oral history interview with David Morehead by Kathleen Hoke

    • 1990-06-05
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a June 5, 1990, oral history interview conducted by Kathleen Hoke with David Morehead, Morehead primarily discusses his involvement with the Hayes-Taylor YMCA, including its activities and services for the Greensboro...
    • The Carolinian [March 12, 1937]

    • 1937-03-12
    • The Carolinian
    • The March 12, 1937, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro).
    • The Carolinian [February 7, 1941]

    • 1941-02-07
    • The Carolinian
    • The February 7, 1941, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro).
    • The Carolinian [October 17, 1941]

    • 1941-10-17
    • The Carolinian
    • The October 17, 1941, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro).
    • The Carolinian [September 30, 1982]

    • 1982-09-30
    • The Carolinian
    • The September 30, 1982, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
    • [Amphitheatre]

    • 1941
    • UA103 Negatives Collection
    • This photograph shows the amphitheatre with the lake. The amphitheatre, and a lake, were designed by J. D. Spinks, an engineer from Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and constructed by the Works Project Administration (WPA), in 1941. Located on a...
    • Oral history interview with Myrna Colley-Lee, 2011 [text/print transcript]

    • 2011-08-09
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Myrna Colley-Lee (1941- ) graduated in 1962 from the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She taught art education for a few years before moving to New York, New York, where she...

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